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How Cold Does it Have to Be For Frozen Pipes?

Temperatures in Frederick County are a little warmer this week, but in the next few days we’ll drop well below freezing. Water pipes can burst when temperatures get low enough, so it’s a good idea to be aware of why that can happen and how to prevent it. When Is

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Snow On Your Roof Can Cause Plumbing Problems

It may be the first day of spring, but it clearly doesn’t feel like it in Frederick County! With up to 12 inches of snow expected in parts of Maryland, there’s a possibility that too much snow could settle on your roof and cause plumbing problems. How can snow on

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Winter Plumbing Tips From Putman

With snow expected in Frederick County and throughout Maryland tomorrow, and temperatures dropping into the teens next week, it’s a good time to remind area residents how to protect your plumbing in winter weather. As much as we love the business, it’s best to be proactive and be prepared if

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Prepare Your Home Now to Prevent Pipes From Freezing

We’re enjoying mild temperatures for January in Middletown this week, but that could change within a week or even days.  Take advantage of the break in the cold to take the steps needed to prevent your pipes from freezing when temperatures drop. Why Should I Worry About Frozen Pipes? Many pipes are

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How to Keep Melting Snow from Flooding Your Basement

Just as the weather folks predicted, we got a lot of snow in Maryland. Winter Storm Jonas packed a punch in Frederick County and the snow looked pretty as it fell, but now that it’s piled up in our yards and will soon melt, it’s time to think about something not so pretty:

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Happy New Year! What to Expect in 2016

As we head out of 2015 and into the New Year, we’re reflecting on how lucky we are to have faithful customers like you throughout Frederick County who brought us business this past year. As much as we love your business, the best way to show our appreciation is to tell

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Protect Your Home from Snow Buildup

Many of us in Frederick County enjoy watching the snow fall, but as it starts to build up inch by inch around our homes, it’s important to think about the damage it can cause when it melts. Let’s look at a few things you can do to reduce potential problems and claims on

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Stock up on Winter Storm Supplies Now

While we’re all hoping this winter isn’t as severe as the last one, there’s a good possibility we’ll see ice, snow, and subzero temps in the near future. This would be a great week, while the weather is fairly quiet, to go out and stock up on winter storm supplies. Prepare for

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